Tag Archives: Insomnium

Tuska Festival, Helsinki, Finland. Day One 30/6/17 Friday.

It’s the first day of Tuska 20 as Tuska Open Air Metal Festival celebrates twenty years of Pain in Helsinki.  It’s a midday start as the PlanetMosh team sets off to the Suvilahti district in Helsinki’s industrial zone.  Walking into the arena we’re joined by hordes of heavy metal brethren from …

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INSOMNIUM – set to release new album and book in Autumn

Finnish melodic deathsters INSOMNIUM have been forging a very special release during the last months. ‘Winter’s Gate’ is a concept album that is made of one epic 40 minute song. The album is built around a short story called ‘Winter’s Gate’ (Talven portti in Finnish) written by vocalist & bassist …

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Ensiferum – Islington Academy, London – 24th March 2015

Normally when you have a midweek gig in London, the first band plays to a half empty venue, but when the doors are an hour earlier than usual then its usually an almost completely empty venue, so it was a surprise tonight to arrive at the venue to find a …

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Another 38 names for Download Festival and day tickets released!

It’s a HUGE announcement in terms of bands for Download Festival this morning with another THIRTY-EIGHT names added to the festival lineup. So, without further ado, the latest confirmations are *takes deep breath*: A, Aaron Keylock, Allusondrugs, American Fangs, Apocalyptica, Beartooth, Blackberry Smoke, Butcher Babies, Cavalera Conspiracy, Code Orange, Counterparts, Crobot, …

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Epica – 013, Tilburg – 30th April 2014

Tonight was to be a special show from Epica – the launch party for their new album, The Quantum Enigma.  As with their other album launch gigs and special shows, this saw fans travelling from all over the world. Support came from Finnish band, Insomnium, a band who have toured …

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Insomnium – Shadows of the Dying Sun

@Planetmosh @AnybodyBC reviews ‘Shadows of the Dying Sun’ by @insomniumband released via @centurymedia on 28th April Alive and kicking since 1997, Finnish melodic death metallers from Joensuu are releasing their new studio album, called ‘Shadows of the Dying Sun‘. It is the 6th Insomnium album, which is the actual ‘Ephemeral’ …

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INSOMNIUM launch ‘While We Sleep’ video

INSOMNIUM has launched a video for the first single “While We Sleep” of their upcoming album “Shadows Of The Dying Sun”, out April 28th in Europe and April 29th in North America via Century Media Records. The glamorous clip, which was directed by Dariusz Szermanowicz (produced by grupa13.com – Behemoth, …

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Children of Bodom / Napalm Death – Dublin, 10/10/13

There is a chill in the air in our nation’s capital on this grim Thursday evening. The first real signs that the Indian Summer is coming to a close are evident. How fitting that Children Of Bodom, the Warriors of the Northern Ice wastelands have arrived to break the necks …

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Paradise Lost, Insomnium, Vreid at King Tut’s, Glasgow – 23/4/12

I was looking forward to the tonight’s gig at King Tut’s with Paradise Lost, Insomnium and Vreid gracing the stage. Paradise Lost had just released their 13th studio album ‘Tragic Idol‘ that day so was really looking forward to hearing some more of the new tracks live and as well …

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Paradise Lost Tour Pictures

Some pictures from when Paradise Lost played King Tut’s Wah Wah hut in Glasgow recently with support from Vreid and Insomnium. Vreid %%wppa%% %%slide=292%% Insomnium %%wppa%% %%slide=293%% Paradise Lost %%wppa%% %%slide=294%%

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Interview with Insomnium – 23/4/12

  I had the pleasure of catching up with Niilo and Ville from Insomnium before they played their fantastic set at King Tut’s in Glasgow. They guys give us the back group to the band, as well as their plans for this year and so on. They had just got …

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Wacken 2nd to 4th August 2012

The biggest Metal Festival of the world! Wacken Open Air (W:O:A) takes place annually in the small town of Wacken in Schleswig-Holstein, northern Germany. With 70,000 festival visitors, it attracts all kinds of metal music fans, such as fans of black metal, death metal, power metal, thrash metal, gothic metal …

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